education

Careerfounry User Interface Course Certification. 500 plus hours of training with industry-leading mentors; which was designed by experts from companies like Apple and Amazon, 2019.

BFA from Florida State University in Studio Art Printmaking, Bookbinding and Installation Art. Art History Minor, 2016. Magna Cum Laude.


professional experience

August 2018 - June 2019 - Creative Director for Casa Mestiza, an Artist-in-Residence Program and Culture House in the heart of the Colombian Caribbean. Duties included establishing brand identity, website creation and maitenance, led social media platforms, acquisition of artists and supplies, as well as, overseeing all gallery activity.

August 2017 - May 2019 - Contemporary Art History Online Mentor for Florida State University. Guided students in refining their academic writing when focused under the scope of Contemporary Art.

March 2017 - June 2018 - Graphic Designer and Print Lead at Coton Colors, a domestic and internationally distributed lifestyle brand specializing in serve-ware, ornaments and décor. Responsible for generating marketing and sales collateral, such as email and social media campaigns, as well as lead all printed material efforts, including wholesale and consumer catalogs, gift brochures, and a bi-yearly lifestyle magazine.

December 2016 - June 2018 - 621 Gallery Board of Directors Member in Tallahassee, Florida. Aid in networking endeavors to support exhibitions, programs, and workshops as well as actively participating in fundraising events for the organization.

August 2016 - December 2016 - 621 Gallery Intern in Railroad Square Art Park Tallahassee, Florida. Oversee daily tasks including gallery maintenance, social media, greeting patrons and answering any questions regarding the gallery and current exhibitions. 

August 2015 - June 2016 - Phyllis Straus Gallery Production Team in Tallahassee, Florida. Assist curators in the installation, program assembly, and design of bi-monthly shows along with coordinating marketing materials. 

August 2015 - June 2016 - Kellogg Research Building Print Lab Monitor in Tallahassee, Florida. In charge of maintaining Press equipment, helping students with personal and studio work and keep an organized Print Shop. 

August 2015 - June 2016 - Prints Over Easy Artist Collective Design Lead in Tallahassee, Florida. Manage the mobile printmaking cart, created by Prints Over Easy, and lead all design work from screen-print to digital pieces.  

June 2015 - November 2015 - Bindery Intern at Small Craft Advisory Press in Tallahassee, Florida. Collaborated in the letterpress printing, proofing and assemblage of multiple artist book projects. 


select exhibitions

PARA Y SO - Solo Show in Santa Marta, Colombia. February 2019.

[Printmaking] in the Expanded Field - Working Method Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. January 2017.

Made in Florida - Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL. November 2016.

PORTAL - Collaborative Show Curated by Ashton Martell Bird, Tallahassee, FL. November 2016.

Whoodee Doodee - Tallahassee Glassworks, Tallahassee, FL. October 2016.

dwellings - SOUP Experimental, Tallahassee, FL. June 2016.

RE: - Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. April 2016.

Who Told You That Wasn’t Art?: - Working Method Contemporary, Tallahassee, FL. April 2016.

Give & Take: An Exploration of Travel, Identity and Place - Oglesby Union Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. April 2016.   

Consensus - Tallahassee Glass Works Studio, Tallahassee, FL. April 2016.

Internal Dilemma - Collaborative Show Curated by Olivia Tinnin, CO House, Tallahassee, FL. March 2016.

621 Annex Print Auction - 621 Art Annex, Tallahassee, FL. March 2016.

Open Exchange - Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. February 2016.

First Friday Print Exhibition - SOUP Experimental, Tallahassee, FL. February 2016

Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me - Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. February 2016.

Poetry Boyz and Girls - Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. February 2016.

Broadside Exhibition - Leon County Library, Tallahassee, FL. May 2015.

Thirteen Walls First Friday Exhibition Featured Artist  - Thirteen Walls Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. March 2015.

Art Student League Juried Show  - 621 Art Annex, Tallahassee, FL. March 2016.


awards

Janice Hartwell Printmaking Award for exceptional achievement in the area of printmaking.


Currently on
my nightstand

  A slightly stolen copy of Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

  A gifted copy of Vultures’ Picnic by Greg Palast

  An earnestly found copy of The Plague by Albert Camus